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's political drama didn't end there. today comedian stephen colbert made his way to capitol hill to offer testimony on the american farm industry, in particular the illegal immigrants on which it relies. take a look at this. >> this is america. i don't want a tomato picked by a mexican. i want it picked by american. then sliced by guatemalan and served by a venezuelan in a spa where a chilean gives me a brazilian. america's farm are too dependent on immigrant labor to pick our fruits and vegetables the answer is for all of us to stop eating fruits and vegetables. if you look at the recent obesity statistics, you will see many americans have already started. i started with preconceived notions of my good labor. after working with these men and women, picking beans and packing corn, hours on end side by side in the unforgiving sun, i have to say and i mean this sincerely, please don't make me do this again. >> sean: conyers had an odd and strange request. >> i would like to recommend that now that we've got all this attention, that you excuse yourself. and that you let us get on with the th
% still undecided this week's political drama didn't end there. today comedian stephen colbert made his way to capitol hill to offer testimony on the american farm industry, in particular the illegal immigrants on which it relies. take a look at this. >> this is america. i don't want a tomato picked by a mexican. i want it picked by american. then sliced by guatemalan and served by a venezuelan in a spa where a chilean gives me a brazilian. america's farm are too dependent on immigrant labor to pick our fruits and vegetables the answer is for all of us to stop eating fruits and vegetables. if you look at the recent obesity statistics, you will see many americans have already started. i started with preconceived notions of my good labor. after working with these men and women, picking beans and packing corn, hours on end side by side in the unforgiving sun, i have to say and i mean this sincerely, please don't make me do this again. >> sean: conyers had an odd and strange request. >> i would like to recommend that now that we've got all this attention, that you excuse yourself. and that
. when comedy central stephen colbert came to testify before congress about the plight of migrant farm workers, he did so in character as a right wing, blow hard cable tv and corp anchor. it's not clear whose reputation took a bigger hit today, congress' or colbert's. >> as we've heard this morning, america's farms are far too dependent on immigrant labor to pick our fruits and vegetables. the obvious answer is to stop eating fruits and vegetables, and if you look at the recent obesity statistics you'll see that many americans have already started. >> it didn't stop at capitol hill. harry reid and star ron angle supporters broke out into a full-out brawl at a local christian school. politics gone mad at the top of the show. plus, the republican pledge to america. what does it really mean? some on left say it's nothing more than a smokes screen to disguise radical ideas. and the comeback kid with another comeback. how many does he get? bill clinton may be the go-to guy president obama needs to save him and his party. at least that's what the russ belt states. but ask yourself this, how
earns that stephen colbert appeared in character and from congress. here is some video from this. he introduces himself and sets the tone of his appearance from mr. de. >> my name is stephen colbert and i am an american citizen. it is an honor and privilege to be here today. congresswoman lofgren asked me to share my experience spending one day as a migrant worker. i am happy to use my celebrity to draw attention to this complicated issue. i hope that my star power can bump this hearing up to cspan-1. host: appreciate the reference. if you want to weigh in on this topic the numbers are on your screen the political was one of many papers to run on this topic. -- the political was one of the many papers to run on this topic. guest: that is some of the context from yesterday. host: stephen colbert and jon stewart are planning rallies in october. the role of celebrities is next whether it comes to influencing legislators or influencing the public at large. are democrats line is first in houston, texas. caller: that was the first i have seen that. it is a mockery and tragedy to this count
a political ploy? >> comedian stephen colbert testifying in character on capitol hill about migrant labor. >> i want to go by american and lice by venezuela and sphop by a spawhere a brazilian gives. >> and did he hed light or make mockery of the system. we report and you decide. >> chaz from maryland. you can hesitate and there is no time to daily, it is time for "fox and friends" with clayon, dave and ally. >> you -- thank you. >> wow. i don't know time. >> it is great to be here for dave briggs. how did chaz know i was going to be here today. >> i think he has a lining device. >> it is pretty impressive. philly pride in the house. >> philly is two games away. magic name for the phillies. they won 11 straight. and the braves lose again. ally shake your head and pretend you know what we are talking about. >> i am. baseball. >> we have a new's alert. a flight from canada to pakistan makes a emergency landing in sweden after canadian authorities get a tip that a passenger may be carrying explosive. one passenger was taken in for questioning. the airline was flying from toronto to karachi.
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. >> a comedian on capitol hill. >> i yield the balance of my time, u.s.a., number one. >> what stephen cobert testify order and hat e said that made pooiticians feel so >> live in high definition, from wbff tv in baltimore, his is fox 45 news at 10:00. >> ello, i am jeff barnd. howard county teacher's aide found guilty of sex abuse. >> kathleen cairns reports the case now sets a precedent for3 child sex crimes, since he was abusing the 8-year-old girll.3y >> karl walker leaaes court after being convicttd of sex >> do you still love her? >> at bryant woods elementary school in columbia. 38-year-old walker was a teacher's aide. he wrote more than 30 love letters tt an 8-year-old girl. stating, i want to kiss, and i am not a perverted psycho stalker but i have dreams every night of holding you. >> you wrote you are not a made a ruling today. do you have anything tt say? was not based on a physical sex attack. but on exploitation..3 outlined in the letters. >> well, there is a conbe sant reference to hugging and kissing, and wanting to be with you, and dreaming fantasizing they are on a trip
was stephen colbert testifying in front of al congressional commission today. we will tell you and it might annoy you. jon stewart and colbert announcing rallies like glenn beck did in d.c. or, like bmc software, you can dream it and do it. bmc lists on nasdaq, the world's most innovative can-do exchange. [ tires screech ] [ engine revving ] [ drums playing ] [ male announcer ] 306 horsepower. race-inspired paddle shifters. and f-sport-tuned suspension. all available on the new 2011 lexus is. it isn't real performance unless it's wielded with precision. >> bill: impact segment tonight. according to a recent gallup poll just 18% of the american public approves of congress. stephen colbert recently spent a day working on a farm in upstate new york demonstrating what migrant workers go through. >> you said take our jobs please. i came and worked out there harvesting america's crops. tell me, do i have what it takes to be a migrant farm worker? >> i'm sorry, sir, but you are not qualified. >> oh, thank god! can i go home now? >> please. >> where is my driver? pablo? thanks, pablo. let's go. >>
by an american. >> stephen colbert in character testifying before congress about immigration, but not all the lawmakers were laughing. >>> and take a l te you how dru tried to sneak 21 pounds of pot past customs at dull hess airport. >>> we begin tonight with -- dulles airport. >>> we begin tonight with that devastating fire in virginia. thanks for joining us. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm brian bolter. three homes in virginia badly damaged. now we're hearing what it was like for the man inside the house where the fire started. fox 5's bob barnard with this one. >> it was a tense two hours or so in that manassas neighborhood as fire quickly spread from one house to another. you're about to hear a voice from inside the home where the fire started, but first some of the others who couldn't believe what they were seeing. >> 911. where is your emergency? >> there's a house burning in sumner lake. >> reporter: it's just after 3:00 thursday afternoon. a house on tillett loop in manassas has caught fire fanned by strong winds. the flames quickly spread. 911 calls begin flooding prince william county f
. >> find out why stephen colbert was called to congress today. >> we'll have those stories plus a preview of the 36 season of "saturday night live" which premieres tomorrow night. >> a cold front is on the move. i will let you know how it plays into your weekend weather forecast, just ahead. right now is 81 degrees at the right now is 81 degrees at the >> he was perhaps as well known for his music as he was for his love life. eddie fisher has died. he sold millions of records. in 1959, his divorce from debbie reynolds to marry his best friend elizabeth taylor caused a whirlwind. he was 82 years old. >> even more research indicating americans are getting fatter. and you report on global obesity from the organization for economic cooperation and development says the u.s. is the heaviest nation among 33 of the world's richest countries. the report says about one-third of all american adults are considered obese. interestingly, six of the top seven fattest nations, including mexico, are english-speaking countries. meanwhile, some in spain had taken a new approach in dealing with dementia. rou
stuck inside of their apartment, wwth no air. >> myranda stephens tells s why this is nott he first time theyú have been ii this parricular ú%tuation. >> well, even if residents here at van story branch apartments wanted to turn on tteir ac. they could not. because they say management turned it off early this year. and hat has many residents very upset. many are elderly or disabled. and they say the swelteringgheat in their apartments, is not only uncomfortable but dangerous to their health. %-stood outside for a cool breee and say they were hassled by %->> you cannot make nobody stay in their home. i am 65. i am sickll. most everybody in this building is sickly. >> it is liie being in prison here. it is not fair. >> management did post signsú saying here would be buses out front used as cooling centers. but we cannot ffnd any..3 and we tried to talk to management about this storyy but no one would talk to us. >> nowwthis is not the first time residents have been in this situation. back in july, they lost electricity, and ac. because of repairs. >> in east ballimore. "late eddt
spent weeks going on about her nose job. >> in the director's chair, we have stephen who has written "the queen." we also at the screenwriter for "the last screen -- the last queen of scotland. >> what you are doing is saying that the film has been altered by the director. the film is a collective process that involves producers, directors, writers, editors. everyone who was captured by the director on the orchestra and turning around and saying, from tomorrow night, it will be an evening -- >> this is ridiculous. there are hundreds of people involved in making this. >> i am afraid that i agree with you. >> what are you doing taking the credit? >> it comes to the point where you are expected to. if you don't, they feel that they have been cheated. i am serious. >> who is they? >> the producers, the distributors. it becomes a convenient. >> if they put your name on it, they think, selfish. >> i don't think so. >> how does the process normally works? it passes from individual to individual. >> bfi has been writing a series of screenwriters lectures. they have reawakened the interest in
this up to cspan1. >> stephen colbert went before congress. >>> actress lindsey lohan behind bars, at least for now. what she has to do to get out of it this time. >>> we all will want to jump in the fountains, and the day with over 100 degrees. the pinpoint forecast is ahead. in issue -- is ahead. ,,,,,,,,,, [ jogging ] [ breathing heavily ] whoa! [ male announcer ] sometimes you just don't see it coming. that's why we have some of the largest doctor networks in california. blue shield. [ smack! ] [ insects buzzing ] [ male announcer ] you never know when you'll need a good doctor. that's why we have some of the largest doctor networks in california. blue shield. today to raise money, just days after she was quoted as saying: oks like detroit >>> meg whittman was in fresno today to raise money just say afghanistan saying fresno looks like detroit, it's -- saying fresno looks like detroit, it's awful. >> she said her words were taken out of context. >> i feel terrible that the numbers are higher than detroit for unemployment. >> the fundraiser today raised $75,000. >>> comedian st
showtime. comedi stephen colbe appears before congress testifying at a hearing on immigration. >> this is america. i don't want a tomato picked by a mexican. >> did his tongue-in-cheek performance mock congress or send an important message? >>> out of control. a florida mom arrest and charged with child abuse after egging on her teenage daughter's catfight. and it was all caught on tape. >>> and bailed out. lindsay lohan free this morning just hours after a judge ordered her back to jail. we'll have the latest episode for the troubled young actress. day is saturday, september 25, for the troubled young actress. day is saturday, september 25, 2010. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> goomorning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a saturday. i'm lester holt. >> i'm amy robach. a lot of people may have thought they were watchg "the colbert report." actually, no, it was a real subcommittee hearing in congress. >> i have to tell you. i didn't know whether to laugh out loud or cringe bause it was awkward at times. colbert not the first celebrity to testify before congre
. >>> political theater. stephen colbert on capitol hill to highlight a serious issue. but did it serve his cause? or just show contempt for congress? >>> hostage drama. robbers kidnap a florida bank teller, strap a bomb to his chest, then use him as a weapon to get the money. >>> vintage baseball. the only video of what may be the greatest game ever played, socked away for 50 years in bing crosby's wine cellar. >>> and children's crusader. our troubled schools need a super hero, and we found one. he's our "person of the week." >>> good evening. the phone calls were ugly and harrowing. they came early in the morning, late at night, over and over again. in these tough times, it may be no surprise that debt collectors calls are the country's top consumer complaint, but these ones crossed all boundaries of decency. racist, pornographic, even targeting someone who owed nothing. tonight, our investigation has found the callers behind these vile shakedowns were hired by a company working for one of america's banking giants. chief investigative correspondent ryan brosz brian e this evidence is stunning.
as the comedian stephen colbert brought his fictionalized late-night tv character to an actual congressional hearing where he had been invited to testify about a single day he spent on a farm courtesy of the farm workers union. he was hardly the first celebrity to testify before congress, but nobody had seen anything quite like this before, and there's never been a climate quite like this one before. our white house correspondent savannah guthrie is here with us in our new york studios with more on this to start us off. >> reporter: as is customary in washington, colbert submitted prepared written remarking before his testimony, and they looked straightforward enough. when he sat down to testify, he went off script and into his comedy routine. and not everyone is laughing tonight. on capitol hill today, more evidence of why some americans think washington is a joke. the comedian stephen colbert, was billed as an expert witness on farm labor. and testified in character. >> congresswoman asked me to share my vast experience, spending one day as a migrant farm worker. i'm happy to use my celebr
asking comedian stephen colbert to testify before congress in character as a conservative talk show host. why would colbert testify at a hearing about migrant workers? it comes back to a segment on his show when he went a day picking beans and packing corn. griff jenkins has the story about a wild day today on capitol hill. >> reporter: today stephen colbert appeared as an expert witness before a house judiciary committee to testify about his experience as a migrant work field. he appeared at the of democratic subcommittee chairwoman. the appearance drew mixed reaction here. even one committee member, democrat john conyers asked colbert to submit his testimony in writing and leave. while the nature of the hearing is a deadly serious one, mr. colbert's testimony was anything but. >> this is america. i don't want a tomato picked by a mexican. i want it picked by american. sliced by a guatemalan and served by a venezuelan in a spa where a chilian gives me a brazilian. >> i'm asking to you leave the committee room completely and submit your statement instead. >> i'm here at the invitation o
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the charity work but they are not playing a role. here we have stephen colbert, popular and funny character, but speaking in character is highly unusual. i've never seen another human do that. >> although humans behind the scenes have been known to bring elmo and kermit the frog to life to speak to lawmakers. but he says inviting colbert to speak was a gamble. >> dangerous, so close to the election when people are angry at congress and some of them will see this as a publicity stunt g. but still, he says the presence today brought much more attention to the hearing than it might have gotten otherwise. will people remember long-term that he was drawing attention to the issue of immigrant farm workers? cousak says probably not. in washington, molly henneberg, fox news. >> bret: throughout the day, lawmakers continue to react to the colbert appearance. house speaker nancy pelosi said this afternoon, "of course i think it's appropriate. he's an american, right? he can bring attention to an important issue like immigration, i think it's great." on the other side, republican congressman steve kin
-raiser with john stephen and former minnesota governor tim pawlenty will be there thursday campaigning for stephen. they all point to a dramatic shift. republicans could take control of the house. maybe the senate as well. that's fueling the drive toward the change. here is brian todd with the report. >> reporter: it looks like a brawl in taiwan's parliament. this was in suburban las vegas after heckling got to a boil. supporters of sharron angle and backers of harry reid hauled off and hit each other. an isolated incident? what do you make of this? >> it's happening audiotape over the country. it's been happening for more than a year. people are upset with politics and the fact that washington hasn't fixed anything. >> they say when so many americans have friends and relatives that lost jobs during the recession, fears for their own outbeing lead to angry outburts. one poll shows republicans and independents are angrier than democrats. politicians are a popular target. take this smackdown from new jersey's republican governor chris christie when they heckled at meg whitman. >> hey, listen. hey, l
condiciones laboralas de los trabajadores agricolas. ---se trata de "stephen colbert", muy reconocido en estados unidos por su programa diario en la television. ---"juan carlos el gobierno federal confirmo que a partir del 23 de noviembre subira el costo de ciertos tramites migratorios. --las tarifas tendran un incremento promedio del 10% y afectaran a casi la totalidad de los servicios del servicio de ciudadania e inmigracion, entre ellos el tramite de residencia que sube de 355 a 420 dolares. los permisos de trabajo pasaran de 340 a 380 dolares.las solicitudes de ciudadania se mantendran en 595.quienes realizan o en su momento han hecho algun tipo de tramite migratorio, dijeron no estar de acuerdo con estos aumentos. norma perez/inmigrante elizabeth rosales/esta en desacuerdoin: 01:01:33 no es justo...out: 01:01:50 ...coreecto para mi. la oficina de ciudadania e inmigracion informo que con este ajuste pretende financiar su deficit presupuestario. ---un grupo de activistas se congrego hoy en "washington dc" para volver a pedir que el gobierno de estados unidos le conceda una proteccion
, a baltimore city principal. >> and stephen colbert went to capitol hill to make crucial statements on immigration reform. >> the live h.d. doppler radar. the satellite imaginary is in here, too. they don't show up all that well. you can see a couple sprinkles up around west virginia into pennsylvania. behind that, in ohio and just into west virginia, western west virginia, just west of the mountains, there is a cool front. it reaches down into tennessee. the rain is much more vigorous down in tennessee, mississippi, and alabama than it is this far north. when the front comes through, you have to make changes. that's all right. if we get out of the 90's and only be in the 70's or 80's over the weekend, that will be a step in the right direction anyway. let's look at the current readings outside. it is warm this for this time of year. humidity still up in. 66%. 29.87 the pair metric fresh. that's low. it has been showing a falling tendency for the past couple hours. that front still is west of us and moving in. southwest wind at 3 miles per hour. litter winds become more westerly and
for last winter's blizzard. fema has given the state $30 million. >> political jokes aside stephen colbert is speaking up for the first time on immigration reform. hear what he had to say to congress coming up. >> and star let lindsay lohan is not behind bars despite being sentenced to a month behind bars. find out how another judge's ruling made it possible. >> the insta-weather plus >> our radar hasn't been very active over the last few weeks. not much going on. some clouds are going to be producing clouds and rain, and in this case, there is a band of clouds moving into the metro area now. radar showing a couple of sprinkles, and i'm not even sure that's hitting the ground. at least as moist as the air is, you can see very little blue or green activity here on the screen soshted with the clouds coming in. so rain is not the thing. but when the cool front approaching, it is going to knock the temperatures down. although we are warm right now. 72 at the airport, inner harbor 76, and for september, you know, i mean, we're getting close to october here. that's pretty warm for this time ever
for good, that story coming up. >>> plus comedy on capitol hill, stephen colbert faces off with lawmakers. did members of congress appreciate his humor? >> really hot. you know that, though, but a cooldown is coming for the weekend. we'll have your complete forecast, some rain ahead, too. >>> but first a quick check of our rundown, friday night six minutes past the hour. hang tight. we're back. >> this is fox 5 news edge at 11:00. ÷1x0x0÷1÷1÷?÷??? >>> the developer of a controversial mosque near ground zero will be in our area next month. sheriff al gamal will speak at a fundraiser for the council on islamic american relations in arlington october 9th. he made headlines after news broke he wanted to turn this building near ground zero into an islamic center. >>> comedian stephen colbert was on capitol hill today. he was invited to testify at a house subcommittee hearing today because he volunteered to work as a migrant worker for one day. the fake newsman testified in character about illegal immigration and migrant farming in a way only he could. >> america's farms are
for stephen colbert. today he returned the favor testifying before a house subcommittee in character as a faux commentator. not the strangest thing that's ever happened on capitol hill, but close. congressional correspondent nancy cordes was there. >> reporter: with stephen colbert at the witness table, this congressional hearing felt more like open mic night. >> i certainly hope that my star power can bump this hearing all the way up to c-span 1. >> reporter: the fake conservative t.v. host was invited to testify about the plight of migrant farm workers after he accepted a challenge on his show. >> i'll do it. >> reporter: to spend a day packing corn or picking beans. >> are there any beans in the shade? when you're picking beans you have to spend all day bending over, it turns out-- and i did not know this-- most soil is at ground level. if we can put a man on the moon, why can't we make the earth waist high? >> does one day in the field make you an expert witness? >> i believe one day of me studying anything makes me an expert. >> it's standing room only in there right now. >> reporter: out
. >> funny man, serious message. sarcasm meets politics when stephen colbert he's the capitol hill. >>> and usually oprah winfrey hands out the big money prizes. today one of her guests outdoes all of oprah's gifts combined. >>> it is the ultimate urban race that combines brawn with brain. we'll have a preview. >>> and live in san jose, i can tell you if it is hot standing in the shade. you know we'll see a hot weekend around the bay area. temperature may get close to 100 degrees. you can expect for your plansnt is week, the seven-day forecast coming up. our state is in a real mess. and i'm not going to give you any phony plans or snappy slogans that don't go anywhere. we have to live within our means. we have got to take the power from the state capitol and move it down to the local level, closer to the people. and no new taxes, without voter approval. we have got to pull together not as republicans or as democrats but as californians first. at this stage in my life, i'm prepared to do exactly that. >>> no leniency for lindsay. she is back in jail put to bail. her lawyers are tryi
wi stephen colbert. i want to thank the usw present for inging us together on this important issue. i would like to admonish the audience before i continue my statement that we need to maintain order and decorum thughout these proceedings, and to that end, i would like to remind all of the visitors in the audience that they should refrain from any manifestation of approval or disapproval of these proceedings or any other disruptive actions. if necessary, the capitol police are here to remove anyone who disrupts the hearing, but we certainly hope that will be necessy. part of what i learned over the years is that without a sufficient u.s. labor force, u.s. farmers have increasingly relied on undocumented workers. according to the department of labor, over 50% of all seasonal agricultural workers are undocumented. experts believe that due to underreporting, that number m actually be closer to 75%. critics argue that the shortage of u.s. agricultural workers could be solved by simply increasing wages and working conditions. as a longtime an ardent supporter of farmworkers, i would like n
. >>> stephen ratner was basically plucked from the world of finance and put in charge of the task force, his assignment, save the u.s. auto industry from collapse. back then, that felt like a very real possibility. he's the author of a new book called "overhaul" an insiders account of the obama administration's emergency rescue of the auto industry. he's with me. steve, in one word, was the u.s. auto industry, as we reported it was, as we were told it was, was it on the brink of destruction? >> absolutely. >> it was really that close? because we were warned by ford if gm goes down it could take down suppliers which could then have a connecting affect to the other automakers. >> without the government's intervention gm would have run out of mope in 2009. they would have closed their doors. they would have liquidated. a million people would have been out of work. by the way as he said, ford would have shut down, too, because the suppliers weren't available. >> we weren't the company on the brink but he was making a strong argument. what surprised you most when president obama asked you to take
is laughing. stephen colbert stayed in character as he testified to a hearing on migrant farm workers. this summer he spent time picking tomatoes. >> this brief experience gave me some small understanding of why so few americans are clambering to begin an exciting career as seasonal migrant field workers. >> some republicans blasted it the hearing. saying it mocked the hear. nancy pelosi backs it. >>> if you are thinking about getting an ipad you may have another shopping area. target will be the largest retail chain to carry the device. >>> a possible concern for verizon wireless customers tonight. verizon might follow the lead of at & t eliminating unlimited data plans. they told the investors verizon was preparing to roll out new plans within the next four to six months with limits on different tiers of service depending on how much data a customer wants to use. >>> what is next for block buster after it announced bankruptcy? john joins us so you don't waste your money. >> reporter: first they close hundreds of stores and brought back late fees. now they fire for bankruptcy. people
>>> comedy central host stephen colbert testified on capitol hill today he spoke beforean immigration subcommittee about illegal immigrant farm workers. >> this brief experience gave me some small understanding of why so few americans are clamoring to begin an exciting career as seasonal migrant field worker. i don't want a tomato picked by a mexican. i want it picked by an american, then sliced by guatemalan and served by a venezuen in a spa where a chilean gives me a brazilian. >> republicans said colbert mocked their process and privately some democrats worried the spectacle would withstand some concerns about voter distrust in washington. >>> the federal drug administration wants to curb drugs by take-back day. they want people to be encouraged to return drugs at locations worldwi with no questions asked by tomorrow. to find locations you can go to our web site and search "dea." >>> there was a special delivery in a hospital by iowa that took a lot of people by surprise. amanda berger was not feeling well on wednesday morning. she decided to go to the hospital. doctors took her in
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and homosexuality has denied all the allegations. we'll have the details ahead. >>> also tonight, the shot, stephen colbert making his truthiness or talking about truthiness, i guess, to capitol hill. >> if we can put a man on the moon, why can't we make the earth waist high? come on. where is the funding? and all my investments, but it's not something that i want to do completely on my own -- i like to discuss my ideas with someone. that's what i like about fidelity. they talked with me one on one, so we could come up with a plan that's right for me, and they worked with me to help me stay on track -- or sometimes, help me get on an even better one. woman: there you go, brian. thanks, guys. man: see ya. fidelity investments. turn here. concierge claim centers. so i can just drop off my car and you'll take care of everything? yep, even the rental. what if i'm stuck at the office? if you can't come to us, we'll come to you in one of our immediate response vehicles! what if mother won't let me drive? then you probably wouldn't have had an accident in the first place. and we're walkin'! and we're walk
conditions on these farms and eventually americans may consider taking these jobs again. >> stephen colbert taking his act to capitol hill to testify on the house subcommittee hearing on immigrant farm labor. it was part comedy part policy, but not everyone in washington is laughing. we'll bring in john harwood, cbs's chief washington correspondent. i don't know about you, i found parts hysterically funny. >> i was not laughing actually, alex. i'm a fan of stephen colbert and is very funny on his show, but it seems to me that a congressional hearing is not the place for that kind of humor. i understand the reason why members of congress want to try to bring attention to the issue and thought his celebrity could help them do that, especially with young people, for example, who don't pay attention to politics. but i'm not sure it succeeded in doing that. it seemed to me that it ended up mocking congress more than it brought attention to the issue. >> but john, if the point is to bring attention to it and engage the younger people and get younger people fired up about the issue to get somethin
declared emergencies. comedian and satirist stephen colbert took his celebrity to a u.s. house hearing today to raise awareness about farm workers. colbert recently spent a day picking beans in a united farm workers program called "take our jobs." it aims to show that few americans will dsuch work, leaving low-paid illegal immigrants to do it. >> i think there are way too many undocumented mexican workers here in the united states doing jobs. and i think that we've ignored this issue for too long and it is time to roll up our sleeves and face this issue imagineo-- mano a whatever the spanish word for mano is. >> sreenivasan: colbert stayed in character as a mock news commentator for much of the hearing. in india, athletes from around the world began to arrive in new delhi for the troubled commonwealth games. the event has been plagued by negative publicity about unfinished venues and dirty accommodations for athletes. and the start of competition is just nine days away. some athletes have pulled out, but new zealand and australia confirmed today their athletes will attend. rescuers in
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